Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Chicago, Illinois
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 29 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Inflammation in Human Diseases

Center for Cancer Cell Biology, Immunology and Infection

The Chicago Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

The Center for Cancer Cell Biology, Immunology and Infection of the Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  We are seeking a candidate who uses innovative techniques such as singe-cell analysis and high throughput epigenetic, metabolic, transcriptomic and proteomic profiling of cells to investigate mechanisms of inflammation, particularly in the context of infectious diseases, immune response and cancer. Ample opportunity exists for collaboration with the scientists at the Center with research strengths in the areas of virology, pathogenesis, innate immune cell biology, T cell immunology, cell development and signaling, and cancer (

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an 85-acre campus in North Chicago, near Lake Michigan.  As one of six medical schools in the Chicagoland area, there are ample opportunities for collaboration with other scientists in the region.

The Medical School has recently reorganized its researchers into six Centers, which occupy a new 100,000 sq. ft. building aka Innovation and Research Park since September 2019.  The other research strengths at the Medical School include neuroscience, inherited rare diseases, structural biology, and regenerative medicine. The Medical School has just initiated a new hiring phase, anticipated to include up to 10 tenure track positions over the next five years.  This position will be academically affiliated with the Discipline of Microbiology and Immunology located on the second floor of the Basic Science Building.  As a Medical School faculty member, the position will involve teaching and service activities, in addition to research.

Inquiries regarding this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Johnny He, Professor, Chair and Director. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field, and at least three-year postdoctoral research experience.  To apply for this position, visit Inflammation in Human Diseases, and submit a cover letter, a CV, a statement of past research accomplishments (1 page) and future research goals (2 pages), and contact information for three references.  Candidates should demonstrate success at, or promise for attracting extramural funding to support their research programs.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment.  We encourage and applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, and others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

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